Take Race oynions and black pepper of each a little quantity stamp’d pretty small and lay it to ye soals of ye feet keep it on 7 houres, whilst ye party is in ye fitt force them not to take any thing inwardly but anoynt ye wrists on ye inside, ye palmes of ye hands, ye Temples and ye nostrills (if it be a childe) with Methridate (if not) with oyle or spirit of Amber, between ye fitts let it drinke black cherrey water sweetned with syrrop of Cloves & syrrop of Pyonies for a weeks time after ye fitts first and last let them ware a necklace of single pyonie roots alwayes about theire neck, avoid giving syrrop of Violets if you fear fitts, but syrrop of Roses and Succory is good to be given together when costive this may be given to children of any age.
Source: A Book of Simples, H.W. LewerFiled under Remedy | Tags: amber, black cherry, black pepper, cherry, cloves, feet, fit, fits, foot, lewer, methridate, neck, oil, onion, onions, peonies, peony, pepper, rose, roses, sole, soles, spirit of amber, succory, violet, violets | Comment (0)
Wrap a wet cloth bandage over the head; wet another cloth, folded small, square, cover it thickly with salt, and bind it on the back of the neck; apply dry salt behind the ears. Put mustard plasters to the calves of the legs and soles of the feet. This is an effectual remedy.
Source: The White House Cookbook, F.L. GilletteFiled under Remedy | Tags: calves, cloth, feet, handage, head, legs, mustard, mustard plaster, neck, salt, soles, sun, sunstroke, whitehouse | Comment (0)